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Check out this list of 18 York countians who have made it big

A member of the community mentioned Christian Bucks, the youngster behind the widespread Buddy Bench movement, on a list of well-known people with York,County, Pa. links and roots. His idea is that if a student is sitting on the bench along, another student should recognize that and take a seat, too. The idea came up when Christian was a first-grader at Central York School District’s Roundtown Elementary School and it spread from there. Christian rightly appears on a list of accomplished people, as you’ll see below.

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Who is the York Barbell man modeled after? And other fun History Mystery quizzes

A lot of people think this iconic weightlifter – the lasting memory many people have of York, Pa. – is York Barbell founder Bob Hoffman. It’s not Hoffman. Weigh in, if you can ID him.

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Photographic work of former York countian David Swanson helps Philadelphia Inquirer team win Pulitzer

Former York countian David Swanson, standing at center, takes his customary position behind the camera as members of the Philadelphia Inquirer staff celebrate their Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Swanson, two other photographers and five reporters served on the ‘Assault … Continue reading

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Craig F. Walker becomes first York countian to win two Pulitzer Prizes

Denver Post photographer Craig F. Walker, a York Suburban High School graduate, multi-tasks on Monday. He hugs his son, Quinn,  and tells his mom he won a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (It doesn’t get better than that.) That is … Continue reading

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Former York countian Craig F. Walker profiles Marine suffering from PTSD: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 3, 2012

Denver Post Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Craig F. Walker is a York Suburban High School graduate. And the war correspondent continues to do great work – and collect awards – for his work out west. This photograph is a piece of … Continue reading

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Photographer Craig F. Walker, Pulitzer Prize winner and former York countian: ‘I always had a camera’

The Denver Post’s Craig F. Walker, a York Surburban High School graduate, reacts after winning the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography at the newspaper’s office in Denver earlier this week. The former York countian was honored for his photographic … Continue reading

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York native Frederick Woltman won Pulitzer in 1947

Composer Dominick Argento is one of several achievers with York County roots to win a Pulitzer Prize. Frederick Woltman, a native Yorker and reporter for the New York World-Telegram, gained the coveted prize in journalism 60 years ago. This makes … Continue reading

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